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. a wrenching decision. >> as long as i am commander in chief, america is going to do right by them. >> reporter: a former defense secretary urged the president to hurry. >> what is important he make a decision and make it reasonably soon. you've got young men and women out there carrying the battle who are at great risk. if we've got the wrong strategy, change it. >> reporter: again today, the commander in chief met with advisers. he's getting more optis. besides afghan commanding general stan mccrystal's call for 40,000 more troops and vice president biden's plan to send as few as 10,000, there are middle ground plans for 30,000 more reportedly backed by defense secretary gates, secretary of state clinton and by chairman of the joint chiefs mullen. that's almost as many new forces as mccrystal's requesting, but president obama is looking past numbers to the troops' revamped mission. >> go back to focusing on al qaeda, back to pushing back taliban to the extent that we can stabilize karzai's government enough so we can actual begin withdrawal from the region. >> reporter: short term, more u.s.
to hurt us, hurt america. that's false. we have a lot of muslims who work in the government, helping the united states, dying for the united states. >> repter: clearly there is more to be learned about this case. more to be known about major hasan. i'm pat collins, news4, montgomery county. >>> some members of hasan's family still live in northern virginia. julie carey is in fairfax county with more on that part of the story. >> reporter: major nadal hasan has a brother and cousin in northern virginia. some came to gather on the home in the baileys crossroads area. the family will not come out to the cameras to make a statement. what they have written makes their thoughts very clear. they call major hasan's actions deplorable and despicable. inside this home, a family in seclusion. they are horrified by the rampage. a statement issued late yesterday by hasan's cousin reads, "we are shocked and saddened by the terrible events at ft. hood. we are filled with grief for the families of today's victim. our family loves america." their dismay is shared by fellow muslims at the nearby mosqu
is the future. some say america can't win. that we've had our time. but here's what they don't understand: it's not america that will run this race... it's americans. 300 million of us. free to compete... free to out-work, out-think, out-dream anyone, anywhere. free enterprise. it's how we unleash the power of 300 million individual economies. washington may help in times of trouble... but free enterprise is what america is counting on to grow our economy for the long-term. our challenge: create 20 million new jobs in the next ten years. and your dreams make the difference. the race for the future starts now. join it. because america's here to win. american free enterprise. it's you. so dream big. >>> itust be really cool to end up running a team in your home town. >> he's such a likable guy. it is the dream scenario for rockville native jim riggleman. in the '50s and '60s, he was a big senators fan. he wanted to play for them one day. jim riggleman the permanent manager for the nats after serving in the position on an interim basis for the second half last season. he felt he was the favorite
has largely financed america's deficit lending hundreds of billions to fund stimulus issue. combatting climate change and nuclear programs in iran and north korea atop his agenda there. in washington, brooke hart, nbc news. >> the priz will be in china all day tomoow and then on wednesday he goes to south korea. >>> general motors made a big announcement today. that the money going to gm is about to go back. repaying the $6.7 billion in government loans next month. first, there will be a $1.2 billion payment. and gm says it could pay off the full amount by 2011. that's four years ahead of schedule. jay gray has our report. >> reporter: the economic engine is apparently running again for the u.s. auto industry. >> we actually generated cash in this period. >> reporter: cutting jobs and closing dealerships, me efficient general motors generated $3.3 billion in the third quarter and announced today it would use some of that capital to begin paying back government loans. >> we certainly feel that repaying the loan portion of the taxpayer's support is a personal commitment. we feel very str
for the workweek including your turkey day forecast. chuck (announcer) in america we don't just dream when we sleep. we dream twenty-four seven. we dream with our sleeves rolled up. our dreams are expressed in digits. they're made of steel. add those dreams up, that's free enterprise... growing our economy for the long-run. it's what we need to grow 20 million new jobs in the next 10 years. your dreams make the difference. american free enterprise. it's you. so dream big. >>> all that commotion right there with you for a man that allegedly shot a sea lion near sacramento, california. the swarm of fish and game officers made that dramatic arrest because the suspect had a criminal record. they he is. a witness said the fisherman shot the sea lion in front of him. authorities say some fishermen hate sea lie yonls because they eat the salmon off their hooks. shooting animals only a misdemeanor in california. >>> a happy update about the missing dog, taz. he was reunited with his family today. his owner's car was hit thursday night. the car flipped over and taz got scared and escaped through a window. h
for next weekend. >> thank you. >>> when we come back, we' (announcer) in america we don't just dream when we sleep. we dream twenty-four seven. dream with our sleeves rolled up. our dreams are expressed in digits. they're made of steel. add those dreams up, that's free enterprise... growing our economy for the long-run. it's what we need to grow 20 million new jobs in the next 10 ars. your dreams make the difference. american free enterprise. it's you. so dream big. >>> redskins with a win streak. you have to wonder where they were the first half of the season. >> very good point. i think there was a collective feeling of relief in this locker room after the game. the redskins today were dealing with an offensive line that was in its fifth combination since the start of the season themselves made it work themselves reestablished the game without clinton portis. something the veterans kept saying today, they feel it was so important to get back to the type of football that has really worked for this team in the past. specially when you look at the opponents. they beat the broncos 27-17. i
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because i believe the debt can break america. >> the house bill is dead on arrival in the senate. moderate democrats from swing districts, they bailed out on this bill. it was a bill by and for liberals. >> reporter: insure their plan looks nothing like the bill that sweeps through the house. the president says he is confident the senate will pass a bill he can sign by the end of the year. on capitol hill, brian moore, news 4. >> the senate is not scheduled for debate. harry reid says he is going to meet with senators behind the scenes first. he'll try to lock down the 60 votes to push the bill toward final vote. >>> how many way cans you say it. redskins lose again. rough afternoon for the redskins. 31-17. they fall to the falcons, not really highlights, you can tell us about the couple of touchdowns. this is tough to watch. >> you don't want to watch tv. is that what you're telling me? >> i'm not a band wagon fan. >> the first half was miserable. the second half not as miserable. still a miserable result for the redskins who fall to 2-6 on the season, where it went down. jim zorn talking
this down to stop it is going to, i believe, help restore and return america to sandt. >> reporter: khalid shaikh muhammed could soon be in new york, even though his trial might not start for years. >> waterboarding is sure to be an issue. what if one juror refuses to convict? remember o.j. simpson, one senator said up here today? holder said, no matter what happens, ksm will not go free in this country. steve handelsman, news4, capitol hill. >>> at another point when attorney general holder was asked what would happen if the suspects were acquitted? he said failure is not an option. >>> president obama is in south korea tonight. it is the last stop on his tour of asia. he wrapped up a three-day visit to china earlier today with a visit to the great wall. he also spoke with nbc's chuck dodd. the president said he is very close to making a decision on a strategy in afghanistan. >> this decision, will it be the decision that ultimately ends the war? >> this decision will put us on a path towards ending the war. >> president obama said he will announce his decisions within weeks. there were s
) in america we don't just dream when we sleep. we dream twenty-four seven. we dream with our sleeves rolled up. our dreams are expressed in digits. they're made of steel. add those dreams up, that's free enterprise... growing our economy for the long-run. it's what we need to grow 20 million new jobs in the next 10 years. your dreams make the difference. american free enterprise. it's you. so dream big. >>> bob ryan, storm center 4. we've got drizzle here. there have been some breezes. you can see some of the pictures. this is quite a difference from duck, north carolina, last week. there's been a little coastal flood advisory. there is nothing to concerned about. there's been no reports at all in any of the areas around the bay that is too bad. there is the rain. it's gone now. our temperature still 61 degrees. heading out to school tomorrow morning, it will be cooler morning and certainly a drier morning. high 50s around 60 degrees. next seven days looks great. a lot of sunshine coming in tomorrow with a nice northwesterly wind. as we get into the weekend, some clouds will be coming in as w
. >> and a new bike lane opening in the district. (announcer) in america we don't just dream when we sleep. we dream twenty-four seven. we dream with our sleeves rolled up. our dreams are expressed in digits. they're made of steel. add those dreams up, that's free enterprise... growing our economy for the long-run. it's what we need to grow 20 million new jobs in the next 10 years. your dreams make the difference. american free enterprise. it's you. so dream big. >>> a new bicycle lane on a busy street in the district means some drivers will have to make adjustments. tom sherwood reports. >> reporter: traffic of all sorts can be a mine field for bicyclists, but the new bike lane on 15th street northwest is a potential trend-setting change. >> i think it's fantastic the city is moving in this direction. it's really innovative. things that are being tried around the country and great d.c. is experimenting with innovative bike designs. >> reporter: d.c. has taken one lane closest to the curb exclusively for bikes traveling south between u street and massachusetts of a. >> the city has been respon
. unfortunately for central america, it will be a very bad storm with heavy flooding rain. for us, high pressure comes in. as it comes in tomorrow, i will come in with gusty northwesterly winds. then it begins to move off the coast. as we get into the weekend, southwesterly winds and much warmer air coming in for a good part of the weekend. not tomorrow morning though. in the 30s and the highs only in the 50s. for this evening, clearing continuing. we'll see clear to sun why i skies tomorrow morning. it will be a bundle-up morning with temperatures tomorrow morning into the low 30s in some of the cold spots. about 38, 39 in town. beautiful sunny day tomorrow. not a cloud in the sky. maybe a few cumulus clouds. temperatures tomorrow will be up into the low 50s. next seven days as we get into that mild irair, saturday and sunday, really delightful. a cold mning saturday morning. sunday, temperatures will be up into the high 60s to near 70. monday also near 70 degrees. next chance for any rain coming up along about tuesday and next week will be a little bit cooler. a great weekend. good weekend to
stem from their america's cup polo event and journey for the cure charity it is supposed to fund. last may officials issued this warning cautioning it was not properly registered and contributions may be used for noncharitable purposes. this long-time friend of michaele's who recently cut off ties said she was aware of the investigation. >> he said we've been following them many years now. >> reporter: the journey for the cure website indicates the sal his registered. >> fact of the matter is they are fun and nice people. i don't think that they were doing anything they felt was going to be harmful, and is probably a lot more than they ever expected publicity. >> reporter: that state dinner honored india's prime minister. the indian embassy said it did not provide the salahis with an invite. >> thanks, julie. >>> a funeral service was held today for the owner of the washington wizards abe pollin. friends and family attended the service today at the washington hebrew conscious in northwest d.c. pollin died last tuesday at the age of 85. he built the verizon center for the wizards and th
with their stress? a new survey provides an indepth look at the state of stress in america and the surprising impact on our children. pat lawson muse reports. >> reporter: it may be no shock to learn americans are stressed out, but in the latest snapshot from the american psychological association, the annual stress survey reveals some surprises. especially for parents. >> we were really surprised to see that children are reporting higher levels of stress than their parents realized. >> reporter: in fact, only 3% of parents rated their kids' stress extreme, but almost a quarter of the survey kids did. 36% of children worry more this year than last. 45% reported difficulty sleeping. it seems the younger generations may be following parents' stressed-out example. in the survey of more than 1,500 adults, a whopping 89% reported significant stress. 42% said they worried more than last year. money and work were still the biggest stressors. 2/3 of adults surveyed reported one or more chronic illnesses, a great concern to doctors. >> to the degree we fail to manage stress, we put ourselves at risk for long
, a rally for bank of america and american express helped the dow close higher for the fifth day in a row. the dow added 20 points today. it climbed to 10,246, the highest level since early in october. nasdaq is down about three points. the new york stock exchange closed eight points lower today. >> tensions are escalating between north and south korea. ships belonging to the north and south korea navies clashed today. officials in south korea say the noh korean ship was fired upon after entering south korean waters. south korea says the north korean ship retaliated. one north korean was killed and three other sailors were wounded. that information has not been confirmed by north korea. the clash comes ahead of a trip by president obama to south korea. he is scheduled to visit seoul next week. >>> at least 20 people are dead, more than 100 injured after a car bombing at an outdoor market in northwest pakistan. the powerful blast destroyed shops and stalls on both sides of the road and knocked down electrical wires. it's the third attack over the past couple of days in the northwestern par
the spirit of new york and america following 9/11. >> so every friend that sets foot on it and every foe that dares challenge it, will feel its power and know that it is literally made from the heart and soul of a city that has sacrificed so much. >> reporter: before docking in midtown, the ship paused here in the world trade center site for a 21-gun salute greeted by 9/11 victim's families and first responders. more than 10% of the nearly 400 crew members have ties to new york. some of them family and friends who died on 9/11. >> we can't always focusn the past. we have to move forward and that's what -- what this ship's mission is and actually the navy's mission is. >> reporter: is the length of two football fields and cost more than $1 billion to build. versatility may be the "uss new york's" middle name. other amphibious vessels can drive right into the stern. the ship serves as a flight deck and still has room for 800 marines. all ready on this symbolic ship for military and humanitarian missions where needed around the world. "the uss new york" will be commissioned later this week
for abortion. and that is not the majority of america. >> reporter: a bigger issue is the public option, government insurance. if the senate version includes it, senators, mary landrieu and blanche lincoln say they would block the debate. only one republican voted yes in the house, joseph from louisiana. especially as big and expensive as health care reform. to try to get moderate democrats and maybe some republicans on board senate democratic leaders hope to cut the costs by billions of dollars. i'm steve handelsman. >>> majority leader harry reid is so considered by getting the bill passed by year's end he's trying to find a different approach. a goverent plan that states could decide to opt out on. >>> the president meets with benjamin netanyahu tonight. the white house made the announcement after days of speculation over whether the two world lead would get together. the u.s./israeli relations have been strained recently after netanyahu rejected president obama's demand that israel stop building jewish settlements in the west bank. the president will make his first trip to asia as p
america and our allies. i work for lockheed martin. multiple voices lockheed martin. when you join one of the world's leading technology employers, you will discover everything is possible. >>> what a miserable day after such a beautiful sunday. >> see i'm glad that you pointed that out because you know -- monday but sunday and saturday too was nice. nice weekend. i think that we'll do it again too. >> okay. >> are you ready for the weekend? see a few computers that are not talking to each other. >> so still talking to us. we're glad about that. >> but i'm ready for the weekend. the rain today, we had almost a quarter of an inch of rain. a little bit more yet to come. our november rainfall, well above average. but less than an inch above average. here's what's going on outside right now. we've got those clouds, those low cloud. an east-northeasterly wind. that will not change a whole lot. we need to bring in some dry air. the pattern that we'll have we'll not be seeing that. 49 degrees right now. 48 to 46. a lot of of 40s to our north. still nice and warm down there in miami. 79 degree
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